International Women’s Day: Sport empowering women and girls

Sport empowering women and girls

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the IOC salutes all those that contribute to the development of girls’ and women’s sport!
Saori Yoshida, Japan’s unbeaten warrior

Saori Yoshida, Japan’s unbeaten warrior

Reflecting on her historic gold medal campaign at London 2012, Saori Yoshida explains that she has every intention of coming back for more at Rio 2016.
Carol Huynh, Canada’s first Olympic women’s wrestling champion

Carol Huynh, Canada’s first Olympic women’s wrestling champion

Carol Huynh explains why she first took up wrestling as a teenager and looks back on her career high at Beijing 2008.
Natalia Vorobieva relives her day of glory

Natalia Vorobieva relives her day of glory

The Russian wrestler looks back on her impressive gold medal at London 2012.

Sochi 2014 Figure skating